Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink's second match in charge of Queens Park Rangers brings the challenge of the undefeated Sky Bet Championship leaders, Brighton & Hove Albion.The match at Loftus Road is the latest instalment of Sky Sports' #10in10, which is seeing 10 Football League matches screened live over 10 consecutive days for the first time ever.
For those fans that can’t get enough football at Christmas, Sky Sports’ #10in10 is the perfect way to kick-off the festive season by sitting back and watching the fantastic entertainment and drama of the Sky Bet Football League!
Queens Park Rangers
Hasselbaink's first match in charge of Rangers at the weekend brought a goalless draw with Burnley, and they sit 13th in the standings but only four points off the Play-Off places.
Brighton & Hove Albion
Brighton's 2-2 draw against Derby last time out saw them maintain their unbeaten start to the season and they sit top of the pile on 42 points – two ahead of nearest challengers Middlesbrough.
That result saw them overtake QPR for the most unbeaten games at the start of a Championship campaign – Rangers went 19 undefeated at the start of 2010/11 – but manager Chris Hughton is wary of the threat that Hasselbaink's side will pose on Tuesday.
The Seagulls boss reserved praise for his opposite number ahead of the match, telling seagulls.co.uk: “I applaud Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink for the way he has gone into management.
“He did an excellent job at Burton Albion and no matter what anyone says, it was a difficult job. The step up was correct for him and he took his time. He is a very good football man and when you’re on the back of the success he had at Burton, he’ll want to install the same ethics and qualities at QPR.
“He will be successful, but he will find out how difficult this league is."
Don't miss it!
On top of Sky Sports' coverage, we'll be keeping you updated on the proceedings at Loftus Road via @SkyBetChamp – our divisional Twitter account.